Movies like The Cat's Meow

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The Cat's Meow (2001)
 6.4
 8K
The Cat's Meow (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Semi-true story of the Hollywood murder that occurred at a star-studded gathering aboard William Randolph Hearst's yacht in 1924.
Style: stylized, cynical, witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, tense, talky, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, yacht, infidelity, crimes of passion, mistress, gossip, couples, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crimes, love and romance, satire, adultery, husband wife relationship, party, secrets, blackmail, police investigation, love, showbiz, weekend, dishonesty, couple relations, curse ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california

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Most similar movies to The Cat's Meow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, talky, clever and interesting films with plots about dialogue, catastrophe, obsession, mentor, storytelling, dishonesty and pornography mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like The Cat's Meow: Up at the Villa (2000), Valmont (1989), The Real Deal (2002), Timecode (2000), Pierrot le Fou (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Up at the Villa (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II.
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: seduction, infidelity, blackmail, widow, romance, vacation, refugee, fall in love, destructive relationship, false accusation, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, pre world war two, year 1938, 19th century
Place: florence, italy, europe, paris france, rome italy ...
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 7.0
 13K
Valmont (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Set in Baroque France, a scheming widow and her lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman. The lover, Valmont, bets that he can seduce her, even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover to do as ...
Style: stylized, realistic, clever, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, virginity, infidelity, manipulation, seduction, hypocrisy, romance, mind game, couple relations, love triangle, tragedy, wager ...
Time: 18th century, 80s, 20th century, georgian era, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.5
 132
The Real Deal (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Real Deal
Style: suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, murder, dishonesty, crimes, hollywood, womanizer, fight, male female relationship, martial arts training, artists and showbiz, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 7K
Timecode (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A production company begins casting for its next feature, and an up-and-coming actress named Rose tries to manipulate her filmmaker boyfriend, Alex, into giving her a screen test. Alex's wife, Emma, knows about the affair and is considering ...
Style: tense, avant garde, enigmatic, psychological, ironic ...
Plot: jealousy, multiple storylines, showbiz, couple relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, manipulation, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, actor's life, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: on the road, lovers on the run, infidelity, couples, couple relations, road trip, tragic love, crimes, betrayal, romance, satire, tragic event ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 34K
Hollywoodland (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The complicated life and controversial suicide of George Reeves is investigated by a fictional private detective who finds that there are reasons to suspect that Reeves may not have killed himself after all. The detective also finds that there is a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, neo noir, intense ...
Plot: investigation, private detective, murder, fame, mystery, uncover truth, starlet, cover up, showbiz, dishonesty, actor's life, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 35K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, losing-it hero, obsessive quest, crimes, professional killer, salesman, friendship, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, kansas city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Last Tycoon (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.
Style: realistic, stylized, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, romance, producer, ambition, introspection, obsession, film industry, fall in love, great depression, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.2
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Married Life (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The late 1940s. Richard Langley, a bachelor playboy, narrates a story that starts when his best friend, Harry Allen, invites him to lunch to tell Richard he's in love. Trouble is, Harry's already married to Pat; he worries Pat would be ...
Style: serious, realistic, neo noir, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, murder, romance, jealousy, crumbling marriage, love and romance, friendship, love affair, fall in love, husband wife relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1949, year 1931, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Anniversary Party (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While celebrating their reconciliation and six years of marriage, the American actress Sally Nash (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and the British novelist Joe Therrian (Alan Cumming) receive their close friends, some colleagues and their next door neighbors ...
Style: cynical, humorous, melancholic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, anniversary, marital crisis, dysfunctional relationship, ballet ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 13K
A Good Woman (2004)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Spain, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Fleeing 1930s New York and leaving behind a chequered past, the giltzy divorcee Mrs Stella Erlynne travels to Italy's sun-dappled Amalfi coast. Mrs Erlynne's appearance causes a stir amongst the visiting aristocracy. Based on the Oscar ...
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, light, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, infidelity, love and romance, social differences, love affair, woman, justice, rich man, betrayal, farce, newlywed, gossip ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, new york, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.5
 60K
The Player (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?
Style: talky, suspense, clever, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, murder, blackmail, filmmaking, police investigation, false accusation, protagonist as suspect, satire, artists and showbiz, plan gone awry, movie business, death threat ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 2K
Who Knows? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Quick-witted, well-read cultured types revolve around each other in a delightful potpourri of theatre, romanticism and theft.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, disturbing, lyrical ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, female nudity, lovers reunited, love affair, couple relations, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, actor's life, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 3K
Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, scenic, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: loveless marriage, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, cheating wife, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, doctor, couples, cholera ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, london, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 24K
Prizzi's Honor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love, only to discover that they have each been hired to kill the other.
Style: suspense, clever, humorous, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hitman, gangsters, betrayal, female killer, dark humor, crimes, romance, fall in love, moral dilemma, couple relations, love affair, dumped ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, new york, las vegas, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This remake of the 1946 movie of the same name accounts an affair between a seedy drifter and a seductive wife of a roadside cafe owner. This begins a chain of events that culminates in murder. Based on a novel by James M. Cain.
Style: neo noir, sexy, serious, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, obsession, betrayal, murder of husband, infidelity, conspiracy, crimes, fatal attraction, crimes of passion, romance, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All Good Things (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Newly-discovered facts, court records and speculation are used to elaborate the true love story and murder mystery of the most notorious unsolved murder case in New York history.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, twists and turns, enigmatic ...
Plot: mystery, disappearance, murder, mentally unstable, missing person, overbearing parent, dysfunctional marriage, investigation, crimes, high society, domestic violence, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 2000, year 1971, 70s ...
Place: new york, usa, washington d.c., los angeles, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.8
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Hitchcock (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film "Psycho" - and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: obsession, hollywood, showbiz, director, filmmaking, couple relations, love and romance, talented, artists and showbiz, dreams, husband wife relationship, jealousy ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1960, year 1959 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, ambition, movie star, betrayal, comeback, unlikely couple, actor's life, couple relations, romance, infidelity, adultery, hypocrisy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: florida, usa, london, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Great Gatsby (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle, becoming a witness to obsession ...
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, society, love affair, obsession, millionaire, wealth, couples, couple relations, betrayal ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one, 70s
Place: new york, usa, long island, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The House of Mirth (2000)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.
Style: thought provoking, atmospheric, talky, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, debt, gambling, high society, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, love and romance, husband wife relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 1890s, turn of the century ...
Place: new york, usa, monte carlo, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Leading Man (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Successful playwright Felix Webb has a new play, 'The Hit Man', in rehearsal. Directed by his old friend Humphrey, it is already being hailed as a masterpiece; but Felix can't enjoy his success. He has fallen passionately in love with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sweet, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, seduction, love triangle, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, actor's life, artists and showbiz, family problems, dedication event ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 35K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, betrayal, lust, small town, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.
Style: witty, melancholic, sexy, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, pimp, prostitution, love affair, sex, family problems, seduction, vandalism, rejection, money problems, women, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, pasadena california, santa monica california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: thought provoking, talky, cynical, witty, humorous ...
Plot: murder, mistress, adultery, professor, infidelity, blackmail, crimes, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, dishonesty, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.9
 240K
The Artist (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
Style: sentimental, emotional, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: actor, hollywood, ambition, actor's life, love and romance, actress, dog, movie star, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, showbiz, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1931, year 1929 ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Romeo Is Bleeding (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A corrupt cop gets in over his head when he tries to assassinate a beautiful Russian hit-woman.
Style: neo noir, sexy, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: police corruption, police, faked death, femme fatale, assassination attempt, crimes, dark humor, female killer, bribery, female assassin, mob boss, love story ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, phoenix arizona, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, realistic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, dealer, fall in love, couple relations, workplace romance, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.4
 14K
Young Adam (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young drifter working on a river barge disrupts his employers' lives while hiding the fact that he knows more about a dead woman found in the river than he admits.
Style: serious, neo noir, realistic, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, destructive relationship, murder, couple relations, mysterious character, drifter, crimes, court case, dishonesty, investigation, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1954, 50s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe, edinburgh scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%